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Old 01-08-2013, 02:22 PM   #16
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how much are you dosing in the tank. if you are following EI, you are long overdue for a wc.

Inverts arent so tolerant of csm+b as well.
1/4 tsp once a week. Per full EI, I should be doing 1/4 tsp 3x a week.
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1/4 tsp of ?
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Old 01-08-2013, 02:34 PM   #18
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1/4 tsp of ?
Ohh, 1/4 tsp of CSM+B, and 1/4 tsp of KH2PO4.
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:05 PM   #19
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Sorry for a hundred questions but what's the volume of your tank?
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:08 PM   #20
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Sorry for a hundred questions but what's the volume of your tank?
Your are the one helping me apologies if I am not listing everything at the same time. The tank is a 75 gallon rimless. Thanks for all your help.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:51 AM   #21
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So some good news this morning. I raised GH and temp by 2 degrees yesterday and no new deaths. So thanks everyone for ideas.

Have another question I need help with. One of the cherries has a very visible white line where the shells connect, is this normal? Crappy iPhone pic, but the vertical line is visible.

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Old 01-09-2013, 12:06 PM   #22
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Its a sign that he is molting soon. best to add some calcium asap to ease transition out of the old shell. also ease up on the dosing until the mystery deaths stop... do you dose anything specifically for the shrimp? they need supplements to stay healthy and colorful. trouble happens when they cant source what they need from the environment or foods .
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:32 PM   #23
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Cool, thanks. I will add some crushed coral to the tank today.
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You should try Supreme Reds. So far, I've been very disappointed with my Fire Reds.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:01 AM   #25
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Eventually I will get to them also!
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:50 AM   #26
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Morning all. I have two more deaths in the tank, looks like 100% confirmed as molting issue as I saw one female trying to molt for an hour with no success. Even tried to help by giving here something more solid to grab on to.

At this point GH was upped, I added a small piece or coral for calcium. More calcium or is there anything else I should try?
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So far, I've been very disappointed with my Fire Reds.
I spoke to you regarding them... And you didn't listen.

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Morning all. I have two more deaths in the tank, looks like 100% confirmed as molting issue as I saw one female trying to molt for an hour with no success. Even tried to help by giving here something more solid to grab on to.

At this point GH was upped, I added a small piece or coral for calcium. More calcium or is there anything else I should try?
calcium montmorillonite. If you can pickup in little neck, I'll give you a bag to save your shrimp. We can talk shrimp too.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:19 PM   #28
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Thanks, I deff appreciate the offer and one day want to meet up. Can't this weekend, kids are sick. But I think I can pick this thing up in a local store for sure. How much do I dose if I do get it?
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